Stompin’ At The Savoy - Harry James and his Orchestra, 1947 (Studio Version) Recorded December 29, 1947 in Hollywood, CA Released on Columbia PE 9, 4-PE 9, and CK 45447 (Snooty Fruity)
Written by Andy Razaf, Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, Edgar Sampson Trumpet, Leader – Harry James Trumpet – Nick Buono, Gene Komer, Pinky Savitt, Ralph Osborn Trombone – Carl “Ziggy” Elmer, Vic Hamann, Charles “Chuck” Preble Valve Trombone – Juan Tizol Alto Saxophone – Willie Smith Alto Saxophone, Clarinet – Eddie Rosa Tenor Saxophone – Corky Corcoran Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet – Sam Sachelle Baritone Saxophone – Bob Poland Piano – Bruce MacDonald Guitar – Hilmer “Tiny” Timbrell Bass – Ed Mihelich Drums – Maclin “Buddy” Combine
Note: This cut was not originally assigned a matrix number. In 1954 the master lacquer was re-equalized with added reverberation and the performance was released on a special issue for DJ use only. The work tape and lacquer were then destroyed. The DJ tape is the only one in existence.